Condition category
Oral Health
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
21/08/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Anthony Ireland

ORCID ID

Contact details

Orthodontics
Royal United Hospital
Bath
BA1 3NG
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1225 824269
Tony.Ireland@ruh-bath.swest.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0212123054

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is it necessary to polish the teeth prior to the use of a self etching primer?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Oral Health

Intervention

Randomised controlled trial

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

The outcome measures were bracket ie bond failures during treatment and Adhesive Remnant Scores ie how much adhesive was left on the teeth. However,
the bond failure rate was so high we discontinued the trial at 14 patients.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/04/2003

Overall trial end date

01/03/2005

Reason abandoned

The bond failure rate was so high we discontinued the trial at 14 patients.

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients attending for the provision of full and lower fixed appliances

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Initially 30 patients but discontinued at 14 patients

Participant exclusion criteria

Patients without heavily restored teeth

Recruitment start date

01/04/2003

Recruitment end date

01/03/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Orthodontics
Bath
BA1 3NG
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2006 results on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16448279

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Burgess AM, Sherriff M, Ireland AJ, Self-etching primers: is prophylactic pumicing necessary? A randomized clinical trial., Angle Orthod, 2006, 76, 1, 114-118, doi: 10.1043/0003-3219(2006)076[0114:SPIPPN]2.0.CO;2.

Additional files

Editorial Notes